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I need to make a decision ASAP

lulas153lulas153 Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
Please help. As of right now now I have 110 credits. As you know for a bachelors you need 120. I'm enrolled in two programs - major in biology and major in health sciences. I can either take 1-2 courses this summer, a full load in the fall and be done. Graduate with a health science major and bio minor. Or I can take 2-3 courses this summer, a full load in the fall and spring and graduate in one year with the two majors.

I have little to no work experience and eventually want to get my MBA. Once I'm done with my undergrad degree I plan to work full time 2-3 years (may be important to note I'm 22). So am I better off with the double major then starting work when I'm done, or the single major and starting to work in the winter? Would I even be considered more competitive for MBA programs with a double major? Wouldn't biology be a good major to have for undergrad for the pharmaceutical /biotech/health care worlds? Or is health sciences sufficient enough?

(I haven't done that much research but so far job opportunities seem better for the biology major then the health sciences)

Replies to: I need to make a decision ASAP

  • MYOS1634MYOS1634 Registered User Posts: 37,212 Senior Member
    edited May 2016
    I would say the single major and starting work. If you addd more courses, I'd pick bioinformatics and biostatistics classes rather than more biology classes.
    Neither Health Sciences nor Biology are good for job opportunities. If you can slightly change course at this point, I'd reorient that last year to a Bioinformatics or biostatistics major/minor if possible).
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